Background EditEtheal, or "The God-Pool", is a mysterious and immensely powerful place located somewhere in the Feywilds. The God-Pool's power is said to be truly immense; capable of possibly being the only place in the universe that can heal or even revive dead gods or celestials. It's entrance from the Material Plane is hidden somewhere in the forest of Fleur de Mort. At some point, a civilization of elves once attempted to access this pool, but were apparently thwarted.
The Party were first made aware of Etheal by Remy using a scroll of mending on the mask of Lys which at the time it appeared to have no effect. Months later, when the party returned to Alivast after rescuing Willow from Everbright Mountain the scroll re-appeared, flaring into existence with the word "ETHEAL" on it. The next mention of Etheal was when the party captured documents in Athtar's command tent in Canary Channel that included the scroll (which he had previously stolen from them) and a book he had been using to research the term entitled Beyond the Realms of Divinity, a book about hidden magical possibilities of religious significance. Athtar had bookmarked the following passage:The Unexpectables questioned The Mouthless One, the patron of the warlock Cliff on the nature of the God Pool. They learned that the entry in the material world is deep within Fleur de Mort, and in the Feywild the pool itself is guarded by the King of the Forest. It is unclear if this is also a reference to Fleur or another entity entirely.